ParkinisonISM?

Yes, you read that right! I have been diagnosed with PARKINSIONISM. The first time the doctors said that "strange word" I thought they were kidding...and I did NOT like that! I was angry for a few days, thinking that the doctors were laughing at me...but they weren't.

After going online, I found that there are many types of problems that go with this confusing disease.

For instance, I do not have any tremors, however, the more that I learn about Parkinson's disease, the more I realize that each of "us" seems to re-write a new chapter.

I am nearly 75 years old and was diagnosed about five years ago. And I still have a lot of living to do.

Candace Wilson, Texas

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